Director, AML Compliance Director, AML Compliance …

Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Director, AML Compliance
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description
The Opportunity

The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products and services daily. We believe in the value of empowering our Director, AML Compliance with the resources to enhance and achieve our business performance objectives for the future of our business, which is why we need you.

Manulife is looking for this role in the AML Compliance team of the Legal & Compliance Department, Hong Kong of the Company to provide a unique opportunity to the successful candidate to provide support relating to Hong Kong, Macau and Bermuda AML/ATF Compliance, external and internal AML/ATF audits and any ad-hoc projects.

What motivates you?
  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes
  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone
We are looking for someone with:
  • Experience in financial institutions, preferably a minimum of 8 years in the insurance or banking industry.
  • Knowledge and experience in IA, AMCM and preferably BMA AML/ATF regulations and requirements will be an advantage.
  • Strong English and Chinese communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate a team, audit, regulatory enhancements with Ops and BUs.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese.
  • Good MS Office applications and Chinese Word Processing.
  • Independent, analytical thinker, hard-working and solution/business orientated mindset.
On the job you will:
  • Head up the AML Compliance team, supported by a team of 4 AML professionals.
  • Provide day-to-day advice, support to our Hong Kong and Macau business and operations on AML/ATF matters, including advice on Bermuda regulations where Manulife is incorporated.
  • Review and enhance the Hong Kong, Macau and Bermuda AML/ATF Compliance framework, including review and preparation of policies, guidelines
  • Handle IA, AMCM, BMA, regulator, law enforcement body enquiries, investigations, audits on AML/ATF.
  • Act as the AMLCO.
  • Drive, manage and monitor any compliance and operational required remediation/enhancement works to ensure compliance with Hong Kong, Macau, Bermuda AML/ATF regulations, laws and guidelines.
  • Review and keep abreast of any regulatory requirements, initiatives rolled out by a Hong Kong, Macau, Bermuda regulator, law enforcement body relating to AML/ATF Compliance, carry out gap analysis and ensure timely implementation.
  • Handle consultations on draft regulations, guidelines rolled out by a Hong Kong, Macau, Bermuda regulator relating to AML/ATF Compliance.
  • Prepare, review and if required deliver training to Hong Kong and Macau business and operations on regulatory, compliance requirements touching upon AML/ATF Compliance.
  • Work closely with Regional AML/ATF Compliance team on case onboarding, including those involving EDD
  • Provide training and guidance to the AML Compliance team.
  • Prepare, review ongoing reports for periodic regulatory/compliance updates to Manulife's Board of Directors, Regional and Global Compliance and Senior Management on AML/ATF matters.
  • Lead, manage and coordinate ad-hoc AML/ATF company projects, initiatives where required.
  • Act as AML Compliance team crisis call tree coordinator.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Head of Compliance, Hong Kong.
Our commitment to you:
  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better
  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success
  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry
  • Our best. Every day
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If you are ready to unleash your potential, it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

About Manulife Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services provider that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and our global wealth and asset management segment, Manulife Investment Management, serves individuals, institutions and retirement plan members worldwide. At the end of 2020, we had more than 37,000 employees, over 118,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 30 million customers. As of March 31, 2021, we had CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.3 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife /John Hancock , we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour , ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process . All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies . To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact .
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